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House Republican Don Bacon Puts Down Right-Wing Challenge in a Biden District

Posted on AllSides May 14th, 2024
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Representative Don Bacon of Nebraska, a mainstream Republican, on Tuesday easily fended off a primary challenge from a right-wing businessman, advancing to what is expected to be a tight re-election contest in a competitive district won by President Biden in 2020. Mr. Bacon, a fourth-term congressman who has maintained a reputation as an independent voice in a party increasingly dominated by the hard right, won with an overwhelming share of the vote, according to The Associated Press. In recent years, a number of mainstream Republicans in politically competitive districts have...

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